Investigation underway after Ontario Shores patient found seriously injured
Rachael D'Amore, CTV News Toronto
Published Thursday, November 8, 2018 12:15PM EST
Last Updated Thursday, November 8, 2018 8:15PM EST
Police are investigating after a male patient of Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences was found seriously injured near the hospital overnight.
Durham Regional Police say the 37-year-old male, who has not been identified, was found with injuries at around 7:15 a.m. and taken to hospital.
He later transferred to a Toronto-area hospital for further treatment.
His current condition is not known.
Police have provided few other details about the nature of the incident, saying it’s “unknown how the injuries occurred.”
They say officers are at the Whitby-area hospital working with staff members to determine what happened.
“We’re not sure this is something that he might have done himself, someone did it to him, whether he was engaged in a consensual fight,” said Dave Selby, a spokesperson for Durham Regional Police told CTV News Toronto.
Anyone with information about the incident is being asked to contact Durham police or Crime Stoppers anonymously.